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Coming Up: Pardi Gras

Don’t miss the biggest party in January – Pardi Gras! Everyone knows about Mardi Gras but in New Orleans, there’s no reason for the party to happen only once a year!  The four-day festival is celebrating its 23rd year with the theme “Speakeasy in the Big Easy”, giving you the perfect opportunity to break out…

Coming Up: Commemoration Of The Battle Of New Orleans

Head out to Chalmette Battlefield to remember the Battle of New Orleans through a live re-enactment! The Battle of New Orleans was the last major battle in the War of 1812, and a massive victory for America over the British armies.  In 1815, the Treaty of Ghent was signed, but before the news could reach…

Winter Cocktails To Keep You Warm In The Hotel

If it’s too chilly to go out in the evening, enjoy one of these easy-to-make cocktails from the comfort of your hotel room. Cranberry Collins Enjoy a seasonal twist on a favorite drink.  Combine 1.5 ounce vodka, 1 ounce orange liquor, 1.5 ounce cranberry juice, and a splash of lemon.  Shake well, then pour over…

Coming Up: ChristmasFest

Don’t miss NOLA’s over-the-top Christmas celebration – ChristmasFest! From December 19th through the 31st, New Orleans is all decked out for the holidays, Creole-style!  With a wide number of attractions, great food and beverages, and plenty of entertainment, people of all ages will love attending while visiting the city. Ice skating isn’t easy to find…

A Creole Thanksgiving

Celebrate Thanksgiving NOLA-style at one of these amazing restaurants! Jack Rose View this post on Instagram Always say yes to dessert! Especially when it looks this good. ❤️🍌 Banana dulcey bread pudding served with banana curry ice cream and topped with a rum caramel sauce. . . . #jackrosenola #pontchartrainhotel #eatingnola #followyournola #dessert #bananabreadpudding #onetimeinnola…

Day By District: Central Business District

Follow our guide to see the highlights of the Central Business District in just one day! 8:00 AM:  Willa Jean View this post on Instagram Hangover Bowl @ Willa Jean. 10/10. 🤤 • • • • 📍 Willa Jean | 611 O’Keefe New Orleans, LA 70113 📋 Hangover Bowl = braised short rib + grits…

Boozy Brunches

Enjoy these brunches with their bottomless beverages options! Katie’s View this post on Instagram Great food. Better company. #Repost @ashley.janell #NewOrleans A post shared by Adrianna Hopkins (@adriannahopkins) on Sep 13, 2015 at 1:16pm PDT Katie’s has a pretty impressive brunch, with options from barbecue shrimp and grits to crawfish beignets to pepperoni pizza.  With…

Coming Up: Boudin, Bourbon, And Beer

Enjoy great drinks, amazing food, and live music at the Emeril’s Boudin, Bourbon, And Beer Festival, on November 8th! Food View this post on Instagram There's​ no wrong way to eat or cook boudin. We set up shop @BBB17 with tuna poké boudin with monkfish liver. . . . . . #cavannola #poke #tuna #boudin #boudinbourbonandbeer…

Coming Up: Voodoo Festival

Get spooky at the New Orleans Voodoo Festival this weekend in the French Quarter! Music Enjoy music from some amazing top artists, including Guns ‘n’ Roses (“Paradise City”), Brandi Carlile (“The Story”), Bea Miller (“I Dare You”), Beck (“Loser”), Young The Giant (“Cough Syrup”), Post Malone (“Better Now”), and Maggie Lindemann (“Pretty Girl”), to name…

Coming Up: Zombie Run

Test your survival skills for the zombie apocalypse! Run through the streets of New Orleans as if zombies are chasing you – because they will be at the Zombie Run!  On October 19th, dress up as a zombie or a survivalist (makeup artists will be available onsite if you need help getting your decaying skin…